Trump’s budget would steer $20M to Jack Nicklaus-backed hospital project

The White House’s proposed budget includes funding for a small children’s health program sought by one of President Donald Trump’s golfing buddies: Jack Nicklaus. Under the administration’s fiscal 2020 funding plan released Monday, HHS would… Read More

The Yuge Republican Lie About the Deficit

by Robert Reich When asked about America’s soaring debt and deficits, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell lamented “It’s disappointing, but it’s not a Republican problem,” and he blames Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Rubbish. It’s… Read More

New York Attorney General Opens Investigation of Trump Projects

The request to Deutsche Bank sought loan applications, mortgages, lines of credit and other financing transactions in connection with the Trump International Hotel in Washington; the Trump National Doral outside Miami; and the Trump International… Read More

No-deal Brexit could cost Japanese carmakers in UK $1bn a year

A no-deal Brexit would cost Japanese carmakers in Britain more than $1bn a year if 10% tariffs were imposed on trade between the UK and EU, new analysis suggests. Nissan, Toyota and Honda together account… Read More

One third of UK billionaires have moved to tax havens

A third of British billionaires have moved to tax havens over the past decade, it has been reported. An investigation by The Times found that 28 out of 93 British billionaires – 30% – have moved to… Read More